“Sa Likod ng mga Ginintuang Pangarap”, COTED wins Tagisan ng Talento 2015

Article/News by: Adysa Joyce Revilla (The Heart Publication)

College of Teacher Education (COTED) reclaimed their title as Tagisan ng Talento champion as they dominated the said competition with their piece “Sa Likod ng mga Ginintuang Pangarap” held at the SHC Rendu Cultural Center and Gymnasium, August 14.

Last year’s Tagisan ng Talento, then called Talent Exposition, champion was College of Nursing and Pharmacy.

Winners were announced by the emcees, Mr. Tom Alvarez and Ms. Cristina Bonifacio. The College of Accountancy got 3rd runner-up followed by College of Business Administration as 2nd runner-up, and College of Pharmacy being the 1st runner-up.

College of Teacher Education bagged special awards such as the best scriptwriter and director given to Allan Lontoc, a fourth year BSED student, while the best actor award was awarded to Renz Rafael Razon, third year BSED student. Fortunately, the best actress award was given to Frances Basbacio from the College of Psychology, a first in history of Tagisan ng Talento.

College of Accountancy presented conflicts-in-war in a drama entitled “Piso”, while the College of Pharmacy showcased a unity in diversity of religion, in their play entitled “Bigkis ng Kahapon.” This was followed by the College of Nursing in their drama entitled “Ang Sangkap” which tackled how faith can unite people in the workforce.

Meanwhile, the College of Psychology presented “Mata ng Batas”, a play that dealt with giving importance to justice. The College of Liberal Arts, however, distanced themselves to tackling the various life of a Cordian, in their drama “Kordeano Ako!” The College of Business Administration in their untitled play discusses the different societal problems and how we can deal with them. College of Teacher Education, played “Sa Likod ng mga Ginintuang Pangarap” a metaphor that used “giginto” that mirrors different life in the community and how conflicts are resolved especially in the pursuit of ambitions.

“Bagwis ng Pagbabago,”an entry from the College of Computer Science, argues on the different issues of social reforms. Finally, the College of Social Work delved on building a civilization that uses communal efforts despite diversification.

Ms. Lilybeth Azores, Mr. Mignon Tan, Ms. Aireen Flores and Mr. Alex Villa, served as members of the board of judges, with Mr. Felino Tañada as the chairman.

In an interview, Mr. Tañada said that it is his third time to judge and that the performances he sees keeps on improving every year. “Hopefully next year it will be a better presentation,” he added.

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